END DATE October 09, 2016

Registered Nurse (PRN - Adult Outpatient)

Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Services - WINSTON-SALEM, NC

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a PRN Registered Nurse to join
our talented and caring team within our adult outpatient
services department.
The Registered Nurse:
* Completes clinical nursing assessment of patients
upon admission through patient evaluation and
patient report.
* Transcribes and carries out physician orders in an
accurate and timely manner.
* Performs all blood draws and waived testing (UDS,
UA, etc.)
* Completes nursing documentation in a thorough,
accurate and timely manner.
* Ensures patient understanding of medications and/or
medical follow-up during the discharge process.
* Coordinates with the treatment team, family and
patients and implements discharge planning.
* Manages emergency medical situations (use of medical
equipment/emergency process) in following with
facility policy and regulatory requirements.
Offers therapeutic assistance within the milieu as
* Attends mandatory in-services and/or completes
required web-based training.
* Demonstrates respect and tolerance for all patients
without regard to age, gender, race, national
origin, disability status, religion and/or lifestyle
choice (s).
* Assumes responsibility for professional development
and ongoing education.
* Maintains a professional appearance and attitude.
* Serve actively and constructively as a member of the
multi-disciplinary treatment team, supporting the
hospital philosophy of nursing care; to ensure the
safety and well-being of every patient.
PRN would periodically be needed 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday. Old Vineyard offers a competitive
salary as well as a generous company benefit program
including paid time off, paid sick leave, medical,
dental, vision, life, supplemental life, short-term and
long-term disability, healthcare and dependent care
flexible spending programs, 401(k) with company match
and stock purchase program.
Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Services is the Piedmont
Triad's only private psychiatric hospital meeting the
behavioral healthcare needs of our community. Our
102-bed inpatient services for adults and adolescents
offers comprehensive and indivdual assessments,
psychiatric evaluation and medication stabilization,
daily group therapy and personalized aftercare planning.
We also offer a Partial Hospitalization and Intensive
Outpatient Treatment Program to ensure the continuum of
care for our patients. Old Vineyard is accredited by The
Joint Commission and certified by the Centers for
Medicare and Medicaid Services. Please go to
http://www.oldvineyardbhs.org for more information.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Training and Experience: Experience in behavioral health
field desirable, but not required.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations: Must
demonstrate current licensure with the North Carolina
Board of Nursing (or compact state).
Knowledge/Skills Required: Demonstrate accurate
physical, mental, emotional and spiritual assessment
skills and ability to clearly communicate findings both
verbally and in writing. Demonstrate theoretical and
practical knowledge of Standards of Nursing Practice and
Care in all aspects of care provided. Demonstrate
knowledge and support of the psychotherapeutic based
treatment model and ability to utilize knowledge in
patient care and therapeutic milieu. Able to communicate
effectively in English through written and verbal means.
Ability to plan and provide individualized nursing care.
Ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluation of
situations and/or making nursing decisions. Ability to
remain calm in crisis situations and utilize approved
response methods.
Physical Demands: Work is physically and mentally
demanding. Must be able to lift, push and pull 25+
pounds. Must be able to participate in physical
restraints. Must be able to remain calm and professional
in crisis situations.